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Movie Quote of the Day – The Descendants, 2011 (dir. Alexander Payne)


Brian Speer:  It’s not what you think. It just happened.
Matt King: Nothing just happens!
Brian Speer: Everything just happens!

“Midnight In Paris,” “The Descendants” Win WGA

Woody Allen won for his original and Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash won for their adapted screenplay. It looks like The Descendants is primed to win at next Sunday’s Oscars (Moneyball is the only real threat). I wouldn’t say Midnight In Paris is a lock because The Artist was not eligible for the Writer’s Guild Awards, and it has been winning things left and right. I really hope, though, that the Academy follows suit and Woody gets his third  (yes, he’s only won twice for his writing, though his latest nomination was his 13th in the category) writing win.